News Briefs for April 13, 2023
13 April 2023 |
Chaplain Barry Black Urges Lawmakers to Move Past Thoughts and Prayers
“I have been hearing, you have my thoughts and prayers, and that is valid for any person again who has been told, pray without ceasing,” Black told Scott MacFarlane on Face the Nation. “But I also know that there comes a time when action is required.” Watch video interview and read full story at CBS News.
South Central Conference Statement on TN Representative Expulsions
Before Tennessee Representatives Justin Jones and Justin Pearson were reappointed to their seats, South Central Conference released a statement supporting their choice to speak out. Full press release sent out to conference members can be found here.
Adventist Young Professionals – Thrive Retreat July 7-9
The Washington DC Chapter of Adventist Young Professionals (AYP) will be hosting a summer retreat in Delaware titled the Thrive Retreat. The reservation includes a camping spot, access to activities/programming, and all meals. Reservations are only $40, thanks to chapter sponsor Adventist HealthCare. (Click links for more information.)
Adventist Health System Based in Roseville, California, Cutting Jobs
Becker’s Hospital CFO Report posted 38 health systems undergoing job cuts, including Adventist Health, which will be transitioning from “seven networks of care to five systemwide to reduce costs and strengthen operations.” It’s listed as number 19 on this list.
Article by Dr. Steve Currow Marks Waco’s 30th Anniversary
Dr. Steve Currow, principal at Newbold College, shares continuities and discontinuities between Koresh’s Branch Davidians and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in an article marking Waco’s 30th anniversary this year. Read full article here.